Products of conception chromosome analysis | Classical cytogenetics

Test Details Detects aneuploidy, rearrangements, deletions, inversions
Methodology Chromosome analysis / karyotype
Performed Monday – Saturday
Turnaround 21 – 30 days
Specimen Requirements Products of conception (POC)
Sample Collection Skin: Collect 3-4mm_ skin biopsy (about the size of a pencil eraser) and place in 50ml tube with transport media (provided by the cytogenetics lab). Villi: Collect 1 cm_ placenta by sterile procedure, and place in 50ml tube with transport media (provided by the cytogenetics lab).
Storage/Transport Conditions Refrigerate after collection
Unacceptable Conditions Specimens in formalin (POC in sterile saline is acceptable)
Special Instructions Specimen must be received within three days; Send to Rapid Response or SLCH Central Receiving: Uniquely identify twins/multiples
CPT Code(s) 88291×1, 88233×1, 88262×1, 88280×1

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